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Fear and Loathing in (Real Estate) Investing

Fear and Loathing in (Real Estate) Investing

Posted 08.23.2010 | Categories: Featured | 1 Comment

There is little debate within the real estate community—or outside of it for that matter—that the past two years have presented one of the most challenging environments ever encountered by investors. Since the end of 2007, fallout from the financial crisis has caused severe damage to the economy, and property fundamentals across all asset types.

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2Q National Medical Office Buildings Market Survey

2Q National Medical Office Buildings Market Survey

Posted 07.20.2010 | Categories: Featured, Medical Office/Healthcare | 2 Comments

by PricewaterhouseCooper

MANY INVESTORS AGREE THAT U.S. MEDICAL OFFICE BUILDING (MOB) SPACE HAS OUTPERFORMED OTHER ASSET CLASSES DURING THE RECENT DOWN TURN. Some investors believe that the federal health care reform legislation will result in an overall increase in demand for medical office space, specifically out-patient centers and clinics geared to handle increases in patient traffic.

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Data Center Economics: Build vs. Buy

Data Center Economics: Build vs. Buy

Posted 06.23.2010 | Categories: Featured, Data Centers | No Comments

Does it make more sense to build your own data center, use a colocation center to house your gear, or lease turn-key space from a wholesale data center provider? The size of a requirement has historically been a key decision point in sorting out the economics of data center expansion. But capital, control and speed to market are also important considerations in determining the best approach.

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How to Make Money in this Environment

How to Make Money in this Environment

Posted 06.07.2010 | Categories: Featured | No Comments

The financial crisis of 2007-2009 has made a major dent in CRE asset values. As the economy starts a slow recovery, these values are now beginning to stabilize, although some adjustment is still due. A recovery in values is expected eventually to follow this stabilization. Commercial real estate investors are naturally asking how one makes money in such a market. Do you buy now, or sell?

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Noyack Medical Partners Forming $200 Million Fund to Invest in Distressed “HESS” Opps – HEALTHCARE; STUDENT HOUSING; AND SELF-STORAGE

Noyack Medical Partners Forming $200 Million Fund to Invest in Distressed “HESS” Opps – HEALTHCARE; STUDENT HOUSING; AND SELF-STORAGE

Posted 05.19.2010 | Categories: Featured, Medical Office/Healthcare, Student Housing, Self Storage | No Comments

Noyack Medical Partners forming $200M Fund to invest in distressed “HESS” opps – Healthcare; Student Housing, and Self-Storage

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Too Much Demand for Data Center Real Estate?

Too Much Demand for Data Center Real Estate?

Posted 05.11.2010 | Categories: Featured, Data Centers | No Comments

In recent years, the overall real estate market has taken tremendous hits—first in the residential market, then, more recently, in the commercial market. The real estate market for data center space, however, has followed its own trend. As demand for computing services has steadily risen, the facility space needed to meet this demand has also risen.

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Healthcare: Health-Care Law Heats Up Medical Office Deal Talks

Healthcare: Health-Care Law Heats Up Medical Office Deal Talks

Posted 05.03.2010 | Categories: Featured, Medical Office/Healthcare | No Comments

Consolidation talks in the medical office building sector are heating up as the industry digests the new health-care law that is expected to increase the number of insured Americans looking for outpatient services. The industry is first likely to see more deals of publicly-owned companies purchasing smaller, privately-owned rivals before larger deals get done.

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This Bailout Is a Bargain? Think Again

This Bailout Is a Bargain? Think Again

Posted 04.22.2010 | Categories: Featured | No Comments

IT’S way too early to tally the costs of the government’s various efforts to help our nation’s financial institutions survive the credit debacle. But that hasn’t stopped anonymous Treasury officials from claiming in recent days that their Armageddon-avoidance will wind up costing far less than many feared.

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IMPACT OF HEALTH REFORM ACT 2.0

IMPACT OF HEALTH REFORM ACT 2.0

Posted 04.08.2010 | Categories: Featured, Medical Office/Healthcare | 1 Comment

The administration of President Obama has finally delivered a $940B bouncing humdinger of a healthcare law after gestating for over a year and about four months overdue. While I am still forming personal opinions about the bill and its raison d’etre, I will sidestep politics, the appalling behavior of some of our idiotic politicians, and restrict this article to my humble assessment of the potential impact of this law on our business – healthcare real estate investment.

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A Promising Future for Foreign Trade Zones

A Promising Future for Foreign Trade Zones

Posted 03.22.2010 | Categories: Featured | No Comments

By Luciana Suran Job losses continue and the economic recovery is only just beginning; however, one bright spot is the strong rebound in trade evident in the GDP data. Since reaching a trough in early 2009, both imports and exports have increased by more than 17%. An aspect of U.S. trade not often discussed is […]

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